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National Workshop on Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture (AGORA) in Nepal
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Date: 29 Mar 2018 to 30 Mar 2018 Venue: ICIMOD, Kathmandu Contact Persons: Anil Kumar Jha Type: Workshops Programmes: KMC The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is organizing a National
Regístrense antes del 2 de Abril ! AGORA Curso en línea: Fundamentos de Alfabetización Informacional y Acceso Global en Línea a la Investigación en Agricultura
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AGORA Curso en línea: Fundamentos de Alfabetización Informacional y Acceso Global en Línea a la Investigación en Agricultura – 9 Abril hasta 20 Abril 2018 ¿Cómo aplicar para participar en el curso? La convocatoria de la primera edición del curso
ILO AND Research4Life launch online access to legal research and training for developing countries
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Researchers, law students, policymakers, judges and legal experts in low- and middle-income countries can now get free or low-cost online access to legal information and training from the world’s leading academic publishers. GENEVA, March 6th, 2018 – Research4Life, The ILO
New Research4Life Programme – GOALI Launch event
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The International Labour Organization (ILO) and its partners will launch a new Research4Life programme called “Global Online Access to Legal Information” (GOALI), on Tuesday, 6 March. Recognizing the importance of access to legal information, the new programme gives free or low-cost
Research4Life provides a joint launch page to enhance your search experience
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The Research4Life team has been working on improving our portals and services and is pleased to announce several enhancements for Research4Life programme users: From the beginning of this year, all institutions registered for any of the Research4Life programmes  (Hinari, AGORA, OARE and ARDI) get access to all portals with their credentials.
AGORA training Nicaragua
Instituto Nicaraguense de Tecnologia Agropecuaria eager to discover the AGORA platform
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Upon request of the National Technical Institute of Agriculture and Fisheries (INTA) in Nicaragua, the AGORA team of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in collaboration with FAO Nicaragua, organized a four-hour online training for the INTA team at the central level and their remotely connected colleagues from the six regions. In total 38 staff members of the Institute participated to jointly discover the AGORA platform and collection for the first time. At the central level 15 colleagues followed the training together on a big screen, while at the same time practicing on their laptops.
More than 80,000 resources are now available through Research4Life
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As per January 2018 Research4Life has reached more than 80,000 journals, books and other resources through its four programmes: AGORA, Hinari, OARE and ARDI.   [su_row class=””] [su_column size=”1/2″ center=”no” class=””] Hinari Journals: up to 14,000 Books: up to 56,000
National AGORA Workshop in the Republic of Moldova: Access to Online Information in Agricultural Research
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OBJECTIVE: Knowledge sharing & experience capitalization on how to use the AGORA platform to access an outstanding digital library collection in the fields of food, agriculture, environmental science and related social sciences. WHEN : 27-28 November 2017 WHERE : Chisinau, Republic
AGORA Online Course was held between 23 October – 5 November 2017: Follow-up
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(Image source: Open Educational Resources: Global Report 2017, CommonWealth of Learning, under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License) AGORA Online Course entitled “Fundamentals of Information Literacy and Access to Global Online Research in Agriculture” was held between 23 October- 5 November
Call for applications 2018 MLA Librarians without Borders®/ Elsevier Foundation/ Research4Life Grants
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The Medical Library Association (MLA) has announced the Hinari/Research4Life (R4L) Grants for 2018. Funded by the Elsevier Foundation, up to five awards, will support Hinari/R4L training activities that promote the use of the programs’ scientific research resources in emerging/low income
Call for applications: Hinari Online Users Course
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A new Hinari Users course will be available for free to users in registered institutions. The two-week distance learning course focuses on the basic skills needed to effectively access and download full-text material from Hinari. You will also learn how
Call for Applications ! ASIRA Online Course on Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture
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We are pleased to announce that REGISTRATION is now OPEN (till October 15th; Sunday 23:00 CEST) for the 4th edition of the online  Access to Scientific Information Resources in Agriculture (ASIRA) course ! This course edition runs for 3 weeks between 30th October and 19th November 2017. The main goal of the course is to